- Clear lip gloss26% (5)20% (1)25% (6)Vote
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- I don't wear lipstick27% (5)40% (2)29% (7)Vote
Most Helpful Guy
pink lip stick/lip gloss is hottttt
Most Helpful Girl
If you are using a balm (like Chapstick) -- because you have extremely dry, cracking lips -- then you put that on FIRST.
Also, you need to let it sit for a while after you put it on.
The point there is to let the balm do its intended job -- as a moisturizer for the chapped/cracked lips -- but to give it a long enough time to "settle". If you try to put yr lippy on top of the balm RIGHT AWAY, it will just turn everything into a goopy, awful-looking mess.
If you wait a while (3-4 minutes) after applying the balm, then the balm should act like a primer, and the lippy should glide on pretty smoothly over it.
A couple of things:
• You should only fuck with balm-under-lipstick if yr lips are VERY dry and chapped. Otherwise, to do the job of a primer/lipliner... just use a primer/lipliner.
• This is even more of a thing with matte lippies, which are more drying than gloss lippies.
As for the gloss -- that would go on top of the lippy, if you want it to be shinier.
That's a totally separate issue from the balm.
You could even use all 3 of these things, potentially (balm + lippy + gloss), if you have a major dry-lips problem AND you want a super shiny finish.2